FRIDAY RELEASE - October 26th - Toda embroidery song
Toda Embroidery song
Asian Paints Colour Journey (season 3): Nilgiri
CALANTHA 2014 - TODA TRIBES
The Toda Embroidery, also locally known as "pukhoor", is an art work among the Toda pastoral people of Nilgiris, in Tamil Nadu, made exclusively by their women. The embroidery, which has a fine finish, appears like a woven cloth but is made with use of red and black threads with a white cotton cloth background. Both sides of the embroidered fabric are usable and the Toda people are proud of this heritage. Both men and women adorn themselves with the embroidered cloaks and shawls.